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Monday Highlights: Apple buckles up for $14 billion fight over back taxes in Ireland, CFO Luca Maestri will lead Apple's team in court—reports in our Apple/Macintosh section; Macworld reviews PDF Expert 7; Eclectic Light Company on how to handle 32-bit apps in Catalina which ends the 32-bit run; TechCrunch grabs a bag of popcorn to watch the upcoming fracas in which iOS 13 catches Facebook's creepy bluetooth piggybacking for ad-targeting; Ming-Chi Kuo says demand for iPhone 11 better than expected, notes popularity of new colors; Beth Mauder at ZDNet talks favorite features in iOS 13, while William Gallagher discusses missing features you'll have to wait for; no 5G on iPhones? No big deal; As the Apple Turns back online intending "to serve as a historical marker and nostalgia trip" for long-time and new Apple fans alike.

  • "Apple Takes on EU's Vestager in Record $14 Billion Tax Fight"  Bloomberg [Free/Paid Registration Required] 7:11 AM
  • "Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court" Reuters 7:05 AM
  • "Apple has day in court over Irish tax bill" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:48 AM
  • "Apple CFO Luca Maestri to Lead Challenge Against Irish Tax Ruling in Luxembourg Court This Week" MacRumors 7:41 AM
  • "Apple's 'Boar on the Floor' Mistake: Using money and power to try to bend content to their will..."  500ish Words 7:47 AM
  • "PDF Expert 7 review: Must-have document utility for iOS now offers pro subscription" Macworld 7:14 AM
  • "How to enable Javascript in Safari on a Mac computer to prevent website errors" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "How to change the tempo in GarageBand on Mac and iOS" iDownload Blog 7:44 AM
  • "How to refresh the tiny tab icons in Safari when they start disappearing" Macworld 7:18 AM
  • "I switched to Chrome OS from MacOS: Here is what I learned" FirstPost 8:24 AM
Press Releases
  • "Transmit 5.5.2" TidBITS 9:28 AM
General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Get popcorn for iOS 13"s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs: Privacy-minded changes to smartphone operating systems which foreground the background activity of third party apps are helping to spotlight more of the surveillance infrastructure deployed by adtech giants to track and profile human eyeballs for profit." ["Facebook piggybacking on people's use of Bluetooth for benign purposes like pairing devices so that its ad business can 'pair' people is the sneaky modus operandi that iOS 13 has caught in the act here."]  TechCrunch 7:22 AM
  • "The Apple news editor's diary, Fall 2019 edition" Apple Must 7:18 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "LastPass bug leaks credentials from previous site" ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "Faster Wi-Fi officially launches today" The Verge 7:18 AM
  • "Upcoming Google 'Hatch' Chromebook Spotted on Geekbench With Intel Comet Lake Chipset" MySmartPrice 7:09 AM
  • "Subscription vs. Private Cloud, Archiving Data, Geek Challenges Galore – Mac Geek Gab 780" The Mac Observer 7:33 AM
  • "Kuo: iPhone 11 Order Demand Better Than Expected, New Colors Particularly Popular" MacRumors 7:14 AM
  • "Multiple camera simultaneous recording coming to iPhone XS and iPhone XR, not just iPhone 11" 9to5Mac 7:10 AM
  • "Midnight green iPhone 11 Pro is proving popular, Apple analyst reports: Demand for the iPhone 11 exceeded expectations, according to Ming-Chi Kuo." CNET 7:30 AM
  • "Apple's iPhone halo still shines brighter than expected! Who knew?" Apple Must 7:44 AM
  • "iPhone 11"s U1 chip will do more than locate Apple Tags ..." 9to5Mac 10:12 AM
  • "One of iPhone 11"s hottest features is coming to older models" Cult of Mac 7:23 AM
  • "Developer has iOS 13 app rejected because reviewer isn't using iOS 13" iMore 7:42 AM
  • "New iOS 13 'Find My' app helps Redditor recover iPad lost at airport" AppleInsider 7:49 AM
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  • "13" MacBook Pro Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:08 AM
  • "13" MacBook Air Prices & Sales" MacPrices 7:08 AM

  • "The Corsair K63 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Review: PC Gaming Untethered" AnandTech 10:12 AM
  • "Outlier Air offers an affordable alternative to AirPods (and with better battery life)" Apple World Today 7:43 AM
iOS Apps
  • "What Apple is holding back for iOS 13.1" AppleInsider 8:58 AM
  • "iOS 13: The five best features and how they work/ZDNet's Beth Mauder walks you through her five favorite iOS 13 features and how you can try them on the iPhone." ZDNet 7:05 AM
  • "How to measure the distance between multiple points on Google Maps on your computer or phone" Business Insider 8:51 AM
  • "Apple Watch whimsy" The Loop 8:50 AM
  • "There's something Office users must know about the new iPad" Cult of Mac 7:21 AM
  • "Apple is building a machine learning system to rule them all: Overton reduces machine learning errors and is a first of its kind..." Computerworld 10:08 AM
  • "Why the iPhone 11"s lack of 5G won't hurt it, even when Android phones are doubling down" CNET 8:51 AM
  • "Why Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program is Problematic in the UK" Kirkville 8:10 AM
  • "iOS 13"s offline device finder already helped recover a lost iPad" iMore 7:42 AM
  • "Hands-on: Vivo's Nex 3 flaunts a beautiful waterfall screen and no-button design" The Next Web 9:28 AM
Press Releases/Products/Public Relations
  • "The MUG Event Calendar for the Week of September 16: Jeff Gamet, Rob Griffiths of Many Tricks, HomePod, macOS Catalina" The MUG Center 9:25 AM
  • "Mophie launches convertible stand to pad wireless charger for iPhone, works in portrait or landscape orientation" 9to5Mac 8:51 AM
Computer Industry
  • "More evidence of Microsoft's innovative Windows Core OS spotted" TechRadar UK 8:44 AM
  • "Microsoft's trickiest product might be its most important: A project that began as a hackathon around accessible gaming has evolved into a device that speaks volumes about the company's design ethos." Fast Company 8:45 AM
  • "Microsoft tipped to release iPad-killing monster gadget next month" Metro UK 8:45 AM
  • "Rumor: Microsoft Will Tap AMD, Not Intel, for Upcoming Surface Laptop" ExtremeTech 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft could ditch Intel for AMD with its Surface Laptop 3" TechRadar UK 8:37 AM
  • "Microsoft to Unveil 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 Next Month (Report)" LAPTOP Magazine 8:32 AM
  • "AMD's next-gen high-end Radeon: HBM2E memory and ray tracing support?" TweakTown 8:37 AM
  • "Intel inaugurates world's smartest building in Petah Tikva: The building was engineered and programmed according to the behavioral patterns and needs of 2,700 employees." Globes (Israel) 8:40 AM
  • "IBM z15 release shines light on how much is still being run on a mainframe: Australia's biggest banks and government welfare delivery are some of the major use cases down under." ZDNet 7:19 AM
  • "HP stock gets another downgrade: 'The good times for PCs look to be ending'" MarketWatch 8:10 AM
  • "Oracle has a new mission statement from Larry Ellison, and it comes with a brand-new look that downplays its classic bright-red color scheme" Business Insider 7:30 AM
  • "Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization" ZDNet 8:58 AM
  • "Oracle OpenWorld 2019 - glimpsing the world beyond the Autonomous Database" Diginomica 8:19 AM
  • "Cisco Acquires UAE-Based AI Start-Up Wrappup" AiThority 8:13 AM
Finances (Click heading for current Apple Stock price.)
Apple News
  • "Apple's Tax Battle: Should Investors Be Concerned?" Market Realist 8:50 AM
  • "Apple clashes with its Apple Card partner over TV+" Cult of Mac 8:09 AM
Industry News
  • "Dow falls, poised to snap 8-session win streak as oil market's historic supply disruption rattles: WTI prices rise more than 9%" MarketWatch 8:54 AM
  • "Dow Tumbles as Oil Spikes Following Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities: Stocks are falling, endangering the Dow's eight-day winning streak, after oil prices surge the most in more than two decades following an attack on two key Saudi Arabian oil facilities." TheStreet 8:54 AM
  • "Stock Market Lower On Saudi Attack; This Dow Jones Stock Nears Entry On Oil Price Surge" Investor's Business Daily 10:09 AM
  • "Stocks sink after attack on Saudi oil field" FOXBusiness 10:09 AM
  • "U.S. Stocks Retreat as Oil Prices Surge: Haven assets like gold and the Japanese yen gain" [Paid Membership Required] 8:53 AM
  • "European stock markets fall as oil producers surge and airlines tumble on Saudi attack" MarketWatch 8:52 AM

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